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Out of School Doesn’t Mean Out of Luck: Summer Clubs

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September 13, 2017

A Local Effort: Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma Recovery

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused billions of dollars worth of damage to Texas and Florida. And with it, millions of locals were left displaced and without basic necessities.

To help communities devastated by the storms, organizations throughout the nation joined forces to provide volunteers and resources to the affected areas. Thanks to the support of our generous donors, the Maryland Food Bank was among those organizations that was able to act quickly and help those in need.

September 6, 2017

Gleaning Wisdom: Perspectives Change

Through this fourth installment of Gleaning Wisdom, Amy explores how tragedy can change one’s perspective. While reflecting upon recent events, she examines how her personal experiences have shaped her opinions on hunger over the years.

August 22, 2017

Gleaning Wisdom: Managing Logistics

In this third installment of Gleaning Wisdom, Amy explores the logistics of managing dozens of partner farms. The simple fact that farms that grow a variety of produce, much of which peaks at different times of the year, is a challenge on its own. When Mother Nature decides to exert her power and deluge the Eastern Shore with five inches of rain in one day while leaving Baltimore County dry for five weeks, things get even more complicated.

August 15, 2017

Planting Seeds of Thought: Community Gardens

Planting, maintaining, harvesting, and donating fresh produce from community gardens teaches kids important lessons about agriculture and philanthropy. We checked in with two local schools — one in Baltimore County and one in Caroline County — to learn how their community gardens were impacting students, teachers, and neighborhoods.

August 8, 2017

Gleaning Wisdom: Midsummer Update

Gleaning Wisdom is a blog featuring Farm to Food Bank Coordinator Amy Cawley as she shares the latest updates on partner farms, what produce is coming from the Eastern Shore, and which awesome volunteers are helping our program

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